Engagements

Although not usually a common ceremony; engagement ceremonies are traditional for some cultures, and are becoming more popular with a lot of couples. Known as betrothals celebrations in the past, engagement ceremonies are a ceremonial way of two people making the first steps of commitment to each other. Engagement ceremonies are introductory ceremonies bringing together […]

Handfasting

A Handfasting ceremony was the traditional way a couple announced their intention to marry. Mainly a Pagan ritual, handfasting ceremonies are commonly used in many wedding ceremonies regardless of the belief and lifestyle of the couple. The traditions of the handfasting ceremony vary as do the beliefs behind the history of them. A handfasting is […]

Handfasting

Handfasting ceremonies were originally Pagan Celtic betrothal ceremonies. As an alternative Celebrant, I perform various handfasting ceremonies, for all kinds of couples regardless of any belief they may or may not have. Handfasting is popular with Pagan couples still, but many other couples who aren’t Pagans are incorporating this betrothal tradition within their wedding ceremonies. […]